ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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NEW DELHI-Back to Trickle-Down Planning

NEW DELHI Back to 'Trickle-Down' Planning B M THE Industry Minister, Charanjit Chanana, has been devoting himself with special zeal to the public sector ear project after the takeover of Maruti. His approach to a variety of foreign interests for collaboration on the project, as with several other similar projects which are being proposed to foreign consortia and multinationals, is as open-ended as it is possible to make it. What are expected are offers of collaboration which will be considered by the government here without laying down prior stipulations of any kind. The field is, therefore, open to the highest bidder. The project is, for the same reason, not to go through the conventional pre-project feasibility studies or scrutiny by the Planning Commission or the other elaborate procedures which apply to projects of this kind and size.

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